Course Details

Course Number: 93-847

Career and Professional Development Seminar for Arts Managers

Units: 0

Success requires active engagement. Empowering students with a holistic perspective of their life and career, this course focuses on experiential training techniques for professional and career development, leadership development, and life skills in order to foster optimal professional and personal growth for Master of Arts Management students. With the guidance of MAM academic advisors, career advisors, and professionals in the field, MAM students will learn to co-create both their experience as graduate students as well as their trajectory into their careers as future alumni. Self-assessment, guest speakers, lectures, workshops, industry field trips, conferences, and cross-cohort peer experiences will provide the basis for an engaging and reflective course to cultivate thoughtful investment of this essential component of success. For Master of Arts Management students only.

Learning Objectives:

• Understand job and internship search process
• Cultivate strong relationships with peers within and across cohorts
• Be prepared for planned and unplanned networking opportunities
• Demonstrate greater knowledge of various career paths and trajectories across the arts industry

• Foster success and confidence in their campus and professional life

Syllabus

Faculty:
Jessica Bowser
Kathryn Heidemann